Meaning of BRUSH in English

BRUSH

n.

Function: transitive verb

Date: 15th century

1 a : to apply a brush to b : to apply with a brush

2 a : to remove with passing strokes (as of a brush) b : to dispose of in an offhand way : DISMISS < brush ed him off>

3 : to pass lightly over or across : touch gently against in passing

– brush · er noun

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